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New, Detailed Molecular Roadmap Boosts Fight Against Endometrial Cancer

Scientists have taken an unprecedented look at proteins involved in endometrial cancer, commonly known as uterine cancer. The study offers insights about which patients will need aggressive treatment and which won’t, and offers clues about why a...
12-Feb-2020 8:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Scientists Learn More about the First Hours of a Lithium-ion Battery’s Life

The first hours of a lithium-ion battery’s life largely determine just how well it will perform. In those moments, a set of molecules self-assembles into a structure inside the battery that will affect the battery for years to come. Now scientists...
5-Feb-2020 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Securing Radiological Sources on the Go

Radioactive materials are a critical tool in a number of industrial applications particularly oil and gas drilling and welding. While these sources are safe and well-regulated for their intended use; if lost or stolen the materials could be used by...
17-Jan-2020 12:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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An Out-of-the-Box Attack on Diabetes

A protein newly identified as important in type 1 diabetes can delay onset of the disease in diabetic mice, providing a new target for prevention and treatment in people, according to research led by scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s...
8-Jan-2020 7:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

A Very Merry App for Package Delivery at the Final 50 Feet

Researchers at PNNL are contributing artificial intelligence, machine learning, and app development expertise to a U of W project that will ease challenges with urban freight delivery. The project will provide delivery drivers with a tool to...
19-Dec-2019 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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New AI Model Tries to Synthesize Patient Data Like Doctors Do

A new approach developed by PNNL scientists improves the accuracy of patient diagnosis up to 20 percent when compared to other embedding approaches.
12-Nov-2019 12:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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PNNL Garners R&D 100 Awards

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is the recipient of two R&D 100 awards and one gold medal.
30-Oct-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Pinpoint Cause of Harmful Dendrites and Whiskers in Lithium Batteries

Scientists have uncovered a root cause of the growth of needle-like structures—known as dendrites and whiskers—that plague lithium batteries, sometimes causing a short circuit or failure. The defects are a major factor holding back the batteries...
12-Oct-2019 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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